Tech billionaires, reclusive scientists, dancing vacuum cleaners, voices beyond the grave - how a dream from the 1950s became our modern, super-networked world.
Luke Dormehl is a British technology writer and public speaker and author of The Apple Revolution and The Formula- How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems... And Create More. He has written for Wired, The Guardian, Fast Company, The Sunday Times and others, as well as directing a range of documentaries for UK television.
A gifted storyteller who interweaves the personal stories with the
broad history of artificial intelligence -- Ray Kurzweil * New York
AI is about to change our world profoundly. This book tells you everything you need to know. * Leander Kahney, author of Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products *
If you're interested in learning more about our robotic soon-to-be overlords, your best bet is THINKING MACHINES * The Spectator *
makes a convincing, often disturbing, but always-entertaining case that that we're in for a wild ride. * Kirkus Reviews *